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lot. wayne freedman is live. wayne? >> reporter: detectives are looking into every detail. his last few days, his last few hours, who did he know? who was he friends with? what is bothering him? >> today, they looked for a murder weapon. what kind? they won't say. >> the coroner knows the cause of death. it's a certain detail that will hamper the investigation. >> police investigate, a community grieves. kimberly was 18 years old, a graduate of rafrnlo cotadi high school. counsellors helped students and staff today. >> he was a very nice young man.
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i used to see him around the neighborhood. and he'd smile and say hello. >> where he used to work, abigail showed them this picture of the crew in 2015. that is the murder victim, dressed as batman. >> i heard he was missing and we kind of feared the worst. it was upsetting it was him. >> reporter: kimberly was let go at the beginning of the year. nicole lamb berson hadn't thought about the victim. he disappeared 20 days ago. >> his dad came here trying to put up posters. that is the last thing i heard. >> reporter: detectives examined the body yesterday, they expected it might be kimberly. now, detectives want to know, did he die here? or did his assailant carry the body in before burying it? >> it's a long ways to go from any type of parking lot or area
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into that thickett of bushes. >> reporter: if there is a motive or a suspect, they're not yet sharing. an associate professor of surgery at the va medical center has been fired following an arrest yesterday. investigators say christopher owens was put on unpaid leave and privileges, terminated. officials say the arrest was related to his prescribing of narcotics. >> we're following developing news on the sex scandal affecting law enforcement around the bay area, prosecutors said today they'll only charge one person in connection with the scandal z that is just a misdemeanor. the d.a. has investigated officers' connections to abuslin for several months. some of the charges are felonies. the da says that is just not the
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case there. >> based on her statement that's the sexual interactions with police officers in contra costa county was when she was over 18 and were consensual. >> two people are accused of murder of a 21-year-old sheriff's office volunteer. the body was found yesterday, in a park in east oakland. abc7 news reporter vic lee is live with this development. vic? >> reporter: it's good work by police, everything came down quickly. the victim was identified through her fingerprints and oakland police officers and alameda county prosecutors
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interrogating suspects. the homicide commander told us he's confident both will be charged with the murder after the interviews. >> the 21-year-old was missing since wednesday, police called it suspicious. she dropped off a friend around 10:00 that night in san leandro. that awas the last time anyone saw her. >> she dropped off a friend and never returned. she doesn't have vices. she's a student, studying to be a cop. police found her car, a white chevy, yesterday morning. her body found at arroyo vejello park. she'd been beaten and stabbed. >> she received burns.
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>> she was a sheriff's department explorer since high school. >> explorers can perform that duty until 21. she was volunteering to help mentor the younger that we have. >> does that have anything to do with her murder? >> this is a personal matter, not to say the suspects, who, i can tell you are oakland residents, adults. not so say they're unaware of the association with the sheriff's office, i don't think that was the catalyst behind this. >> police are confident the two will be charged with murder tonight. vic lee, abc7 news. two stockton women have been arrested for mail fraud. police tracked down 28-year-old alicia davis and tiffany pick
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after a resident confronted them. police say one woman was carrying a lot of mail. police found methamphetamine and stolen mail and credit cards. >> a fairfield man is in jail, accused of groping four young girls over two weeks in october. all of the incidents happened in popular stores in that area. eric thomas is live with more on what led police to this suspect. eric? >> the suspect is jailed here on $775,000 bond. the official charge, activity with a child under 14 police believe they have solid evidence on this man. the 32-year-old, in four molestations. the first two reported to officers took place on october 30th. one at this party city store,
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and another, across the street. >> they learned an adult male placed his hands on the buttocks of two children that were approximately 10 years of age. >> investigators learned of another assault in a nearby michael's store. on october 23rd a 12-year-old girl at dollar tree store in sassoon city suffered i similar assault. >> while inside of the store, the male subject, we believe, went up and grabbed the buttocks of the child. >> investigators in both cities say the evidence began to pile up, and point at the suspect. >> what was the vehicle description part was information from witnesses and part obtained from security videos. >> fairfield police say this is the first time he has appeared on their radar, though he has an arrest record from nevada. this father of a young girl is just relieved to have him off the streets.
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>> just the thought of my daughter, being hurt or, watched by another person or anything like that, just hurts me. >> officers were afraid this may be more victims out there. anyone who knows if the suspect is connected to other crimes is asked to call police. in fairfield, eric thomas, abc7 news. san francisco police say a usf student was up loading child porn from his dorm room. police arrested him yesterday, saying the 20-year-old nursing student had 600 images and videos on his computer, drthing them online. many children were younger than three years old. the sacramento area native's facebook profile indicates he worked as a camp counsellor. there is no indication any campers were related to this investigation. a controversial homeless
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encampment in berkeley was taken down by the city. police and city workers kicked out campers before dawn. a spokesperson tells us there were numerous complaints of filth and drug use. and officials gave campers written notice to vacate this plaza at ashby. there are protective barriers there, today. >> officials are putting crab back on the table. crab fishing season begins tomorrow. fresh crab should hit stores soon after. last year a toxic acid delayed the opening for several
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>> abc7 news weather anchor spencer christian is tracking weather for us. >> live doppler 7 shows an approaching storm coming our way. so let's get down to the storm impact scale. tomorrow night's storm ranks one on the storm impact scale. let's take a look at the forecast starting into afternoon tomorrow, by 10:00 areas of showers, and a little bit of the rainy weather moving south of the golden gate and east bay by midnight. then, by 1:00 a.m. sunday, a line of showers throughout the central part of the bay area and looks like most of us will wake up to dry conditions sunday morning. >> thank you, spencer. >> coming up, on abc7 news at 6:00 the local school getting national recognition. >> yes. see what they do differently in
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san rafael that makes students smarter and teachers happier. and next, details of the san francisco development planned for right here, you can live in less than 200 square feet. how do you like to get an extra 30% off of everything you buy this holiday season? i'm michael finney with a plan. so hang around. 7 on your side, coming up.
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the scene of a huge fire in oakland is now the scene of a full on federal investigation. more than two dozen agents with the atf's national response team are working the site on lester avenue. the fire department asked the team for help in trying to determine the cause. today, abc7 news saw agents digging through the debris and removing large, charred beams. >> we're in the earl hi -- early stages of the investigation. we'll let evidence guide us to a conclusion. >> agents are trying to connect with anyone who may have taken
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video or pictures monday morning. and plan to use a dog team to sniff for a trace of a sort of accelerant. an art exhibit is generating a lot of attention at the site of a deadly fire last year. people stopped to look at the display, it features 60 white pieces of clothing. in january, last year a huge apartment fire displaced 60 residents. the measure q, banning tents on city streets. this car lot might give rise to micro apartments. according to socket site, a developer wants to build units that would each measure fewer than 200 square feet. residents would share a community kitchen and lounge. >> plenty of space, right?
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>> there are great schools in the bay area, but not every school is ak engineered by the u.s. department of education. on tuesday, sun valley elementary will be awarded a blue ribbon, the highest given to a school. >> sun valley elementary is no order yi school. they also practice mindfulness to learn how to relax. perhaps it's not a coincidence the school is located on happy lane. >> we never want to start learning and growing. >> school valley hasn't reinvented the wheel, just knows what works for all kids. teachers and parents know not all kids learn the same way. >> we're all different and have different learning strategies
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and have different talents. >> teachers communicate professionally with each other, to discuss how each child can excel. volunteers put in 100 hours per week. in cases, students just want someone to read with. perhaps one of the things is that mindfulness program. >> they use their mindfulness strategy to help them make good choices. >> people can be calm and have that for their life. >> blue ribbons will be given to 200 schools nationwide. in san rafael, abc7 news. >> san francisco is putting brakes on cars speeding through
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golden gate park. mayor ed lee helped police the last speed humps on the road. 10 have been installed between crossover drive and the great highway. >> people are traveling during the day. these will slow people down. >> the speed humps are expected to lower speeds from 40 to 20 miles per hour. the city plans to install speed humps along martin luther king junior drive on the south side of golden gate park. >> changes coming our way. we fall back to standard time so rain may fall as well. we have clear skies with thin, wispy clouds. this is the view from our east
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bay hills camera. it's 65 degrees in san francisco. oakland, 67. 72 in san jose. and this is a view looking westward over the ocean there. it's 68 degrees in santa rosa and napa. mid-60s in novato. fairfield, 68. and looking over the bay, mostly clear skies. it will be a little bit cooler this weekend as we see more clouds moving in. showers developing saturday night, into sunday morning. and overnight, clear skies inland and around the bay. low temperatures range from upper 40s into inland valleys to low 50s around the bay and coast. then, tomorrow, another mainly sunny, mild day, sunny skies early on, clouds developing in
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the north bay. high temperatures from low 60s on the coast and low 70s inland. tomorrow night, it's the light the night walk at civic park in walnut creek. jessica castro will be emceeking under partly cloudy and mild conditions. turn clocks back one hour at bed time. and it's a good time to change your batteries. and this will be a storm of light intensity, mainly a north bay event. you can see that as of saturday night, light rain and after midnight, here is the forecast. arrival of showers remaining until 1:00 a.m.
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and some showers moving to the peninsula to berkeley and oakland. and most bay area will be dry by mid morning. totals will be less than a 10th of an inch. here is the accu-weather forecast. it will be mild throughout the seven days. with the cool down, a slight cool down over the weekend, then, monday, mostly sunny skies and highs back into low 70s inland and near the bay. tuesday, election day, looking great. mid-70s inland. >> 49ers honoring this thee-star general sunday. >> next at 6:00 how he'll react
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>> the chicago cubs and fans celebrated being world series champions, something like 5 million people and from all of us, a heart felt congratulations. i have my what really matters commentary later on in the newscast. today, a marine general visited levi stadium, describing himself as a fan. >> he is a great citizen and we love him to death. we don't necessarily agree with
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him. but we fight for the right to express his opinion miners will honor the branchs on sunday. >> the man arrested for donald trump's star on the walk of fame is planning a lawsuit to get the star removed. he says he took a pick axe to the star because he says trump mistreats women, claiming he is a public nuisance. >> people write horrible things on it. there is swastikas, animals go to the bathroom on it. they create fights and anger. >> only four days remain before the election. hillary clinton and donald trump taking the campaigns down to the wire. >> how close they're coming to
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california in efforts to try to win the white house. >> tonight we look at both sides of the proposition in california. >> next, the danger unsuspecting shoppers face in san jose.
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they prey on our children, spending billions. proposition 61 is a very, very important step forward. for tand i thank the people addicting 17,000 california kids pharmaceeach year.ot.ry. e... eventually killing one-third of them. now tobacco companies are spending millions to... defeat prop 56. because in every state that's raised tobacco taxes,
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smoking rates go down. so who are you going to trust? pediatricians, cancer groups and the califronia pta who all... support prop 56. or the tobacco companies trying to kill it. vote yes on 56. it is time for the pharmaceutical industry to stop the entire nation is looking at california. let's go forward together. thank you all very much.
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a san jose woman was busted for selling fake makeup to unexpecting customers. >> you'll see it on on 7. >> piece by piece, these are just a portion of what is confiscated from a hem on halloween. >> it's shameful and too bad that somebody has to resort that to. >> special agents with the us immigrations homeland security investigations team say the woman, who has not been identified had been selling fake makeup and hair styling products for several months from a known counterfeiter in ash why.
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>> we target organizations involved in global trafficking. because of the threat it poses, both to the u.s. consumer, and to us us industries. >> axe bc7 news spoke to jeffrey brannagan about the case. >> there is potential for health risk and safety risk. >> the counterfeit goods, to unexpecting customers appear legit. >> you can sometimes tell when it's fake. but it looked the same like the same packaging. >> but upon inspection, the district attorney is reviewing the case to determine if charges will be filed. >> talk about a rash. you can break out and that is dangerous. >> the total value the value
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equates to $100,000. >> all right. to your voice, your vote. just four days until this presidential election, the candidates are going out to win those battle ground states. hillary clinton is using celebrity power to sway the vote. with donald trump closing in on her, she's hoping to gain background by going on the attack. >> this plan would raise taxes on 26 million low income and middle class people. >> clinton will close out the campaign monday, alongside the president and first lady. donald trump's second visit this month. we spoke to a large crowd in pennsylvania. one poll shows trump tied with clinton and another with a narrow lead. early voting is limited in
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pennsylvania giving trump a chance to make his case. >> if she got into oval office, hillary and her special interest would rob our county, blind. >> trump is planning stops in seven states. >> governor brown is opposed to prop 53. the person behind the prop put millions into seeing it pass. governor brown is surrounded by leaders as they gather to defeat proposition 53. if it passes it will require voter approval. >> they never defined the word project. what is covered? well, i know that lawyers in california will have a field day
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and to try to stop whatever they don't like. people can stop stuff in the bay area and vice versa. >> that is not true, said 79-year-old dean from a millionaire farmer from the central valley. he was only available by phone. >> it doesn't apply to local projects, schools, universities and colleges. to to characterize this with people from other areas is horse feathers. >> some believe governor brown oposes prop 53 because of the high speed rail network and delta water tunnels.
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under law, general obligation bonds must have voter approval and revenue bonds, do not. >> we have a valuable tool that will help you prepare for election day. you'll get information on your local ballot. >> new information surfaced in the investigation of channedy levy's death. she was working in washington, d.c. when disappeared in 2001. her murder cost then congressman gary condit his job as rumors swirled about an affair and speculation he was involved in the disappearance. deborah roberts reveals voice mails condit left for levy days after her disappearance. that is tonight at 10:00 right here on abc 7. and after, on abc7 news at
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11:00, the i team has video inside of a troubled bay area jail. they're accused of retaliation. meet the mother, and find out what the jail is doing in response. that for you tonight at 11:00. >> as of today, we're 50 days from christmas. >> i'm behind. >> yes. >> michael finney shows how to >> michael finney shows how to save 30% i've never liked marijuana. but i'm voting yes on prop 64 to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and over. it has important safeguards for families, like strict product labeling and child-proof packaging of all marijuana products. and banning edibles that would appeal to a child. raising a teenager, that regulated system makes a lot more sense than what we have now. plus, 64 taxes marijuana to fund priorities like after-school programs. personally, marijuana's not for me. but my mind's made up.
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i'm voting yes on 64.
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but my mind's made up. the u.s.those of us whoof freedserved in the military are very proud of that. i believe very, very strongly in our country and what we stand for. i went to iraq in 2004 to fight for freedom. for generations, our troops have sacrificed for our freedoms. one of the most important things we do is vote - to protect that freedom. i'm tom steyer. let's make the people we're so proud of, proud of us. please. vote. vote. vote. vote.
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>> are you want to save big bucks this holiday? >> of course we do. >> i am always working the system. how would you like to get 30% off of everything you buy this holiday season? this for shopping? it's possible. we know millions of americans are out, gift shopping for the holidays. so how could you like to save as much as
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>> you may as well take advantage of the fact they're out there. and use that money to get those bonuses. >> matt shultz is with credit cards.com. he points to deals like this one. >> chase freedom card offers you cash back. >> just sign up for a card that reflects your rate. then danielle dixon just did that. >> i hoff chase is my bank and the sales team is like okay. i did it.
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>> what do you get? >> 100,000 points. it's -- i need to check. >> jonathan doesn't have a reward card. my girlfriend does. >> is she crazy about it? >> yes. >> she pockets my money and uses cards for points. >> now, i want to hear from you. that number, 415-954-8151. and abc7news.com.
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when you go to credit cards.com there is a ton of cards. and you max that to get the most. >> they're walking streets to get a foot in the door. >> next at 6:00, something like a pub crawl. but prize is connections. we can't go back to the years of devastating cuts to public education. so vote yes on prop 55. prop 55 prevents $4 billion in new education cuts, without raising taxes on anyone, and with strict accountability. budget forecasts show if we don't pass prop 55 big cuts that hurt our kids are coming, and california will suffer budget deficits all over again.
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so vote yes on 55. because it helps our children thrive.
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>> john with aa than bloom explains they were looking for connections in their fast-growing industry. hungry for opportunities. >> i just moved to this area. >> today they're looking in the right places. >> this is the fourth annual new tech crawl. >> for companies to open doors and let people in. >> it's organized by this dapper
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gentleman. >> visiting big brands you haven't heard of, yet. it's a way to get a foot in the door. >> it's the heart of tech innovation. >> it's about more than just getting name out there. >> we're trying to have a comfortable atmosphere. we've got rotting potatoes. like anyone will have at >> you enjoy showing up. you're more creative. >> seeing where it starts can unlock histories. >> i figured out how to say the name. >> it's imgur. >> they're learning it takes
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create activity. >> i love the basement warehouse feeling. in san francisco, abc7 news. >> they had fun. >> yes. >> do not forget daylight savings time ends this weekend. >> yes. sounds like this will happen an hour earlier. >> yes. spencer is back with an update. >> we have rain coming our way. here is our storm impact scale. going to be sunny and mild. each storm from 1 to 5 and approaching system is a light storm so it ranks only one on the impact scale and looks like tomorrow night, the best chance of rain is in the north bay. so first rain will hit
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region. most will be sunny, dry, and mild. nice night out. >> thank you. >> okay. >> to sports. >> the storm impact scale. >> we need the durant >> a lesson for the league, be careful what you say to kd. your words could come back to haunt you. sp
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proposition 61 is a very, very important step forward. for tand i thank the people of california for putting it on pharmacepathe ballot.ry. e... it is time for the pharmaceutical industry to stop the entire nation is looking at california. let's go forward together. thank you all very much. >> note to luke walton, don't make him angry. kevin durant. jeremy grant started yaping, and that woke up durant and what followed was threes and dunks.
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the slim reaper, 39 for the game. and whatever he said, he got the attention he was talking to me. you know? it's kind of, i'm three trying to focus. you know? >> did he say anything to you? >> not a good idea. >> warriors doing a lot of trash talking. yu >> stabler was the nfl, mvp, won a super bowl in 77. passed away in 2015, inducted into the hall of fame this summer. apparently only living hall of
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famers get the jackets and rings. current head coach saying the hall of fame needs to change their policy. two teams coming in at 6 and 2 and a lot of people talking about him impossible mvp chatter. >> i never saw myself i just wanted to get better. that is not only in football. just in life. i want to get better. >> it's about >> defense gets it's biggest
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test of the season night. that cal defense knows if browning is on, those dogs will have a lot of bite. >> your quarterback is playing well. he doesn't play the pass. >> he makes a good play through there. >> and first 10 fans will get perhaps the coolest bobble head, ever. it's the marshon lynch from 2006. the gates open at
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this is a classic. >> a musician will be the first to perform a video at 9:00. >> and jay-z plans to get out the vote at 11:00. the star studded campaign rally for hillary clinton. and donald trump's final stump. a spectacle down in the miracle mile was magnificent. people lined the streets to see their cubs victory parade. this was a massive in the middle of a bare knuckled presidential election, that has divided many people, it is a relief to be brought together by sport if only for a few days.
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america loves baseball but also, we love an under dog. and the chicago cubs with a poster child until wednesday. to see a city overflowing with pride and joy as we did today is food for the soul of the nation, about a shared experience and too infrequent chance for people of every stripe, even yankee pin stripes to come together. what matters is what a game can give us on the field. okay. cease-fire is over. let me know what you think. >> that will do it for this edition of abc7 news. thanks for joining us. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm dan ashley. from all of us, we appreciate your time. important step forward. the time is long overdue... pharmaceutical industry. passes -
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and i thank the people of california for putting it on the ballot. ♪ ♪ ♪ all the care your family needs. all connected for you.
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it is time for the pharmaceutical industry to stop the entire nation is looking at california. let's go forward together. thank you all very much.
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this is "jeopardy!" let's meet today's contestants -- a mathematics professor from tigard, oregon... a psychotherapist from west hills, california... and our returning champion, a student from middletown, rhode island... ...whose 1-day cash winnings total... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ cheers and applause ] thank you, johnny. hi, folks. what a wonderful win on yesterday's program for our young champion, rachel. but as we've discovered many times
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in recent years on this program, it's not always easy winning that second game. a lot will depend on donna and chuck and on the categories. so good luck to all three. let's go to work now in the jeopardy! round. and here are your categories. starting off with -- oh... followed by... c in quotation marks. and finally... rachel, you start. let's do political titles for $400. [ beep ] "blinded by the right." rachel, back to you. let's go to meryl streep for $200. okay.

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